Trump trial opens with fiery clashes over witnesses

President Donald Trump's trial for abuse of power opens in Washington while from Davos, Switzerland he again labeled it a "hoax" and "witch hunt"
Republican Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell proposed impeachment trial rules calling for each side to have 24 hours over three days to present their arguments
"I want them to testify, but I want them to testify in the Senate," Trump said at the time.

Trump's lawyers, led by Pat Cipollone and Jay Sekulow, appeared to struggle to rebut the Democrat attack, ceding an opportunity to defend Trump on television and arguing mostly that the House investigation had been unfair to the